NCUA, FDIC host April 14 webinar to aid providers helping young people

NCUA and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation will co-host a webinar focused on credit union officials, bankers, and workforce providers who help young people (ages 16–24) toward financial stability Thursday, April 14, beginning at 1 p.m. ET.

National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) expert Chelsea Norton will share insights from recent updates to NEFE’s Personal Finance Ecosystem, a visual roadmap that lays out factors influencing financial well-being. Norton will discuss popular media outlets that young people independently seek to increase their personal financial knowledge, including financial influencers or Finfluencers.

With millions of young followers, Finfluencers have become some of the most sought-out content creators on the internet concerning financial literacy. Join us to learn how financial education has dramatically changed and come away with actionable practices that shape an individual’s financial well-being.

The webinar will run for approximately 90 minutes. Participants can submit questions in advance to with the subject line “Account Access and Financial Education for Youth Participating in Employment Programs.”


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